Should you book summer travel right now?
If you’re planning to visit the Pacific Northwest, you can fly round-trip to Seattle from Los Angeles for $117 in basic economy on legacy carriers. Deal site Travelzoo is offering the Handlery Hotel in San Diego for as little as $99 a night in June and July. Or you can book, say, a rafting adventure in Colorado.
Why not go ahead and book it? After all, leisure travelers find two things irresistible: going and doing, and the value they get for money spent.
To which you may reply, “Are you out of your mind?”
It’s a possibility. But it’s also possible that you may be financially protected in a way that you have not been before. Refunds are more plentiful, but so are problems. And the issue of refunds has continued to evolve and with it, policies and practices that determine whether you get your money back, a credit or nothing at all.
For those who fret, the loosening…